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falling some california proposition is that to solve the ballot yesterday. this is proposition 30 here is our turn out over forming support for proposition 30 to increase education tax. it was billed as a tax hike to rescue the state's school. it was supported by governor jerry brown. it will raise $6 million annually by increasing the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years in raising income tax on the wealthy by 3 percent for seven years ticket of the brown has emerged victorious in this year's election the measure was leaving just over-- earlier results showed the measure cruising slowly but it can gain momentum after 2:00 a.m. with a difference of more than 500,000 votes. in a rally just before midnight brown declared victory sang the overstate of camelot ossicles. >> people would not otherwise agree on many things came together they can to get from many reasons. the core reason that brought people together in support of proposition 30 was the belief in our schools and our universities and in the capacity of the state government to make some wise investments that will benefit al
including murder, robbery and carjacking. part of a crime spree that started in southern california with his wife, tania washington, and allegedly included a jail break and wounding a deputy. prosecutors say on october 5th, they killed ko at her home. on the same day, they robbed a k-mart in sunol. they allegedly stole ko's car. ended up in washington state where they led police on a chase. we tried to speak with the public defender this morning who declined. but prosecutors say that the couple had no tie to hercules. if convicted, they could face life in prison or the death penalty. but prosecutors say that they haven't decided whether or not to pursue the death penalty in this case. he is due back in court on november 16th at 1:30. reporting live in richmond, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> the man in jail accused of gunning down a well-known east palo alto community activist could soon be set free. san mateo county judge dismissing a murder charge against gregory elarms. police say he killed david lewis outside the hillside shopping center back in june of 2010. the judge says polic
at the gas pump this year? well, get ready to add insult to injury. at the time, california drivers were told that the price spikes were necessary to make up for refinery outages. but cbs 5 reporter grace lee found out that we may have been fooled. grace. >> reporter: dana, that is a possibility but we're not sure. that's one reason why they had a special senate committee hearing today and invited a research group that specializes in energy pricing and what they found was after months of research, they could not explain why we had those gas price hikes in may and in october. that's the mystery there. they can't explain it. but it did cost californians in october about $1 billion. >> reporter: when prices spiked at the gas station the 7 gas companies in california said it's not our fault. instead, they blamed accidents like the chevron refinery fire or unexpected maintenance problems. but the biggest price spikes were in may and october. that's months before and after the chevron fire in august. >> we have seen shifts in price of gasoline. >> reporter: it's one of the reason senator mark leno
tuman, thank you. >>> well, california reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters in the last week. a field poll estimate says voter turnout would reach 70% yesterday nationwide voter turnout was lighter than in 2008 but polls in virginia and florida had to stay open late to accommodate long lines of voters. >> i have to tell you that i voted in a garage yesterday. >> i know you did. >> it was a first. i had never even heard of that, lawrence. >> that's what we do in california, michelle. wherever we need to vote, that's where we go. it was a great day yesterday but what changes we're seeing this morning! low clouds and fog have swept back onshore. the sea breeeze is kicking in so temperatures will be a whole lot different outside today. we have some dense fog out there, as well. so watch out for that. a little misty at the coastline. some fog made its way inside the bay as well, some dense fog showing up in some of the north bay valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting al
have still been taxed. he looks like california's state budget stays intact with the passage of prompt 30. >> in washington and colorado than stashed they legalized marijuana for recreational use. this drug would be subject to state regulations and taxes. legal experts stated that this will lead to a supreme court battle with the federal government. it may have a similar issue. >> last check wall street on this day after election. >> the index of the future has been higher but they reversed. the european union slashed its workers. and the european stocks went down blower. >> will take day quick break. it is foggy on the bridge and it is like this on the a lot of the area. =8 you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. we have a live look from the scene. kron forced jackie sissel. you are looking at some of the emergency vehicles they're trying to get traffic squeeze into one line. you are looking at the eastbound side of highway 24 right at the over in the crossroads. a trailer from a big rig was s
's election day. and the polls here in california just opened about 55 second ago. the months of campaigning the millions of dollars spent on ads comes down to this day. the presidential race remains a dead heat with the latest poll showing president obama and mitt romney still neck in neck in the all important battleground states. mitt romney voted this morning near his boston area home with his wife. romney is now heading to ohio and then pennsylvania where he is making last-minute campaign appearances. this was just announced yesterday before heading back to boston this evening. president obama is back home in chicago where he will watch the results come in later this evening. coming up at 7:15, we will have a guide to the key returns today and when we could know the results of the presidential election. >> time 7:01 you heard tori the polls opened moments ago here in california. we have reporters all over the bay area covering today's local, state and national issues. you see the reporters there tara and everybody else we will start with ktvu's at polling place in san jose good morning.
were moved one block away as the fbi held the investigation. >> hundreds of thousands in california have already cast the boat b and alamed county, it has been in progress in alameda county they have seen that-voters have been coming and in person. in addition, the at the alameda registrar's office mone have been received by mail. >> certainly convenient for people. >> if it is already taken get it done before super tuesday. there are early is also vote by mail. we mailed out like 440,000 ballots. we have already received 200,000 of those back. with just a couple of days left to go is a large percentage. >> officials cautioned that those have yet can no longer rely on the mail system to deliver their votes on time. they must be taken in person to a polling place. let me remind you that we have extensive live coverage on the election night to tonight at 8:00 p.m. and stay updated on our website kron 4 .com and facebook and twitter. kron 4 will have the latest from beijing extreme weather. and egypt is electing a new pope. and light traffic plenty of sunshine. >> of egypt has a new cr
at satellite and radar the wet weather approaching the bay area and parts of northern california. we have not seen sprinkles just yet. we have cloud cover associated with the system and the wins will pick up. your temperature is 58 in richmond. 60 in oakland. . we will see a mix of clouds, rain, wins as well. 64 in sunnyvale. fairfield at 65. six and san leandro. a cooler day for downtown san francisco 64 degrees. low 60s cloudy conditions wet weather for petaluma and the bottle. daly city at 62 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows drier weather as we pushed in closer to thanksgiving. that will be a sunny one. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. it will continue with warmer weather mild weather for this time of year as we transition into the weekend. i will have more on your forecast coming up in a bit. >> as we take it to the traffic center we have a new accident with injuries north bound 880 at marina boulevard. expect delays other than that traffic is quiet. the bay bridge toll plaza nice and easy conditions. the metering lights are not active we are seeing top sp
. >> lisa, thank you. breaking news at this hour. workers at raley's grocery stores throughout california and they have he have are on strike. it's a dispute over wages, healthcare and other benefits. we are joined live from the store in fremont with the details. good morning. what did is mean for shoppers. >> it means the workers don't want customers to to shop here. they don't want money going into these stores until their contract is figured out. this picket line you are seeing at this store in fremont is the meat cutters. the meat cutners this store are members of the united food workers union. they are encouraging customers not to shop here. it is a different scenario at each store across northern california, central california and nevada. some grocery workers are members of unions and are not working. at this particular raley's, grocery workers are not union members. they are being told to cross the picket line and come in or otherwise they are told they will lose their jobs. this camps after intense negotiations with the federal mediators, but contract talks have been in the work f
their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you live from oakland where the governor is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first.
may find out if same sex couples here in california will once again be able to get married legally. ktvu alison burns in our washington, d.c. newsroom to tell us what is at stake at the u.s. supreme court. >> reporter: some people are calling this one of the most significant issues ever before the court. can the government prohibit people from getting married? the justices will meet behind closed doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments
aim reporting. >> closer to home the future of education funding in california would put to voters today. two propositions on the state ballot and to give more money to education through temporary tax increase. one measure is proposition 38 vs tax which has the backing of the other. opposition 30 fails it will force an additional $6 billion cut triggering massive cuts to education. 4.5 from cape through eight education. 500 million cut to public universities which will lead to fewer class offerings and the possibility of tuition increases. >> proposition 38 the competing bill is looking to raise money for education plan temporary income tax hike. you cannot vote yes for both of you like. proposition 30 does began pumping money into the educational system leave it. >> measure and will place a one penny per ounce tax on sugary drinks. tricks like soda and sports drinks. basically any beverage that contains a caloric sweetener. it would not apply to 100 percent juice drinks nor honestly know. same-sex marriages on the ballot in several states. voters in maine and maryland and washingt
in california have already cast their ballots in advance of the general election on tuesday. there has been early voting with voters streaming and. in addition, at the alameda office of the registrar many have been received by the mail. >> certainly convenient it might not be a road on tuesday. it is perhaps too late to mail id and so is it is easier to avoid the congestion that the polls. it is more streamlined. >> early voting is also great by mail. we have been able to mail out for a good 40,000 by ballot. we have already received 2000 of those back. with just a couple of days to go it is a good, large percentage of our voting population >> for those people have not used an absentee ballot those must be taken to a polling place. them with just three days and several initiatives on the california ballot it could come down to undecided voters. dan kerman has the latest on proposition 34. if that would pass to be propelling the death penalty. >> death row could shut its doors for good. the new field poll shows of the majority of californians favor proposition 34 which would repeal the death
court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely give yourself extra time this morning if you need to get across the bridge. up next we will take a look at highway 24 lafayette. this is near 680 traffic getting a little bit heavy there westbound. we also have a lot of standing water on 680 right near this location. be careful of that. highway 4 through bay point you c
and the republican campaign has kept up a steady fight. >> it will be paid long fight in california i am not so sure nationally. it will be late in the night before we learn the fate of prop. 30. >> it will be a tight race and as of now they said that once the polls close they plan to wait here for a possibly long night. >> we have new information about what states have gone to what candidates. cnn is predicting governor romney will take oklahoma bringing him 240 electoral college votes. the president meanwhile, its projected winds and several new england states as well as others. maine has been projected for the president as well as (...) the main road island kinetic it is for the president, new hampshire is still a big swing state. it has not been called but the president also has vermont. in addition to the president has been projected to win washington d.c. right here. as well as illinois. no surprise there that is the president's home state. he is surging ahead of governor romney with the slough estates over here. this information is just coming into the newsroom and we'll continue to keep you
oakland haaziq madyun kron4news >> the fate of same-sex marriage in california -- could be decided soon. the supreme court just hours away from deciding on whether or not to get involved. tonight kron-4 is exploring the possible outcomes -- at 5-30. >>catherine: but first, it's a power-lunch at the white house. president obama - meeting with his former rival mitt romney. >> and --- 49-ers quarterback alex smith -- talking for the first time about being benched. you don't want to miss what smith had to say about colin kaepernick taking his job because of an injury. the news continues next. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> meeting with his former rival mitt romney. mitt romney had lunch today with the man who defeated him in the presidential race. it was a private meeting - but the white house released this photo. very few details were released - but we're told that the president and romney talked about a
it will review the challenge to proposition eight which bans same sex marriage in california. if the justices decide not to hear the case a lower court ruling that found the ban unconstitutional would stand. san francisco city hall is preparing for a rush of same sex couples that want to marry and there is a plan for a large celebration on monday night if same sex marriage becomes legal again in california. >>> time now is 4:38. tara is in for sal this morning. it will be a rough compute. there are a lot of tree limbs down. >> i think we will be really busy today letting folks know what is beginning on out there. chp i do not envy them. we do have a flash flood warning in effect for sonoma county until 5:22 this morning. we also have a high wind advisory along the bay bridge. right now we will head outside and take a look at the east shore freeway. traffic is moving along fairly slowly which is a good idea during the rainy and windy conditions to go the speed limit or slower. up next we have a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where traffic is froing pretty-- flowing pretty well. we have a l
and brings us the high clouds. and a little rain you can see over the northwest corner over california and it is starting to fizzle out. but that will be about it. for the morning hours, we'll would be the high clouds and 1:00, 2:00, it looks like it clears out good. and the second half of the afternoon, we'll have mostly sunny skies. in a nutshell, we have a mild day in store, warmer than yesterday by several degrees. and temperatures mid-60s at the coast to mid-70s inland. take a look at what you can expect for your neighborhood. mid-70s in nevada and 70 in richmond. 71 in oakland, mid-70s in danville and 74 in livermore. 73 in san jose, a nice day for perhaps getting outdoors and having some fun. 72 in redwood city and 70 san mateo, 67 in half moon bay. and the extended forecast shows you a warmer day for sunday. remember, we fall back into the overnight hours tonight and into tomorrow morning. we gain an hour of sleep as we waking up tomorrow morning mostly sunny skies and the temperatures well above normal at this point. as we get into monday and tuesday, we're looking at low to m
about completing the requirements. >>> time is 7:11. terrorists in california, what four men who are allegedly connected to al qaeda were accused of planning. >>> also, a landmark auction. how things went during california's first sale of pollution permits as part of the fight against greenhouse gases. >>> cloudy skies, rain, wind, light. the front will be here by this evening department will an gray, windy day with rain developing. some of that will be heavy by tonight. >>> four southern california men have been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clint
and not in california for the last 15 to 20 minutes. the race is said and done in large part because that is in some e- mail in ballots as well. >> that is one of the interest in things that is why you cannot wait too long to actually put your campaign in gear. people more and more are going to absentee. two reasons. is much more convenient. to in a state like california people like to do other things. this is on of election day. we like to go out and part of the voting machines for republican and democrat is put your vote in now and then get going and call out on a g old tv weather is a nevada arizona or people are driving and flying to the east coast. a good number of people are not in the states that are campaigning elsewhere. >> you say that there are some things that people will be voting on today that did not get as much attention as you would like to highlight. >> from someone who used to be a local elected officials there are racists where people only care about these. yes there is a big presidential race. there is a good universal people for whom there are things on the ballot for themselves
at the two storms. this first one will continue to go across the californias, we move through the afternoon. we are going to see a bit of a break, maybe a bit of sun and then for the second half this system will start to pull in. let me show you what i'm talking about. scattered shower this morning. expect the slick roads, by noontime we have mainly cloud conditions but we are mainly dry. we have the break, we have rain and snow at the sierra but the elevation very high with the snow above 7,000 feet. by sunset, 5:00 we have the rain pulling in once again. this is the second system moving in to the north bay. if you have evening plans it's going to be wet. over the central bay by 7:00 and in to the south bay by 10. in the overnight it starts to push out. tomorrow morning, sunday 8:00. mainly dry and sunday will be cooler than today but we will be again mainly dry for sunday. the winds right now 14 miles an hour in oakland. 16 in san jose. temperatures, mild. relatively speaking. we are have upper 50s, low 60s outside outside the door right now. 60 degrees for mountain view. 57 santa rose
is around $100,000. the governing boards of california state university and university of california had heeded pleas from governor jerry brown to postpone a proposed tuition increases. the proposed fees were intended to improve graduation rates and free seats for new students. by charging a " for super senior fees. seniors who have committed 160 units would be charged a per unit feed. governor brown says cost must be controlled and not passed along to students. >> in a santa clara county where authorities have filed additional charges against the man who they say kidnapped and missing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar. the attacks happened in 2009 at two different safeway stores in the south bay. garcia torras had previously worked at a safeway. during one of the attacks on police say tourists used a stun gun on one of the women. although he was only 17 at the time of the attack san clara police will charge thorez as an adult. >> the d in eight of garcia taurus was discovered on lamars close. there were found near a bus stop where she was believed to have been heading the day of her dis
on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are trying to encourage young people to take an interest in the upcoming election. >>> time now 6:16. a new lawsuit is claiming a san mateo man is dead because pg&e was too slow to respond to turn off the power. the power lines fell down on to 55-year-old enrique's house back in april. records showing tello walked outside after hearing an explosion then he was electrocuted by the power lines. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> memorials are being planned for the two pilots killed in contra costa county in a plane crash last month. se
the california breast cancer mapping project the western half of contra costa county, northern alameda and swath of santa clara and san mateo counties have rates 10 to 20% higher than the state average. one possible reason, women in these areas are more likely to be diagnosed earlier and more likely to have private insurance. read more about the study on abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> 6:11. the new list of cities putting san francisco at the top. >>> black friday isn't just for big boxed retailers animals. the boost gun dealers are reporting. >>> are e-readers on your christmas list? michael finney ahead with which models come out on top. >> >> good morning. low clouds not as dense this morning fog out towards livermore and napa, otherwise cloudy start numbers are mainly in the 40s and 50s by the afternoon partly to mostly cloudy numbers from upper 50s at our coast could see sprinkles late in the day to lower 60s around san jose, 62 oakland, 60 san francisco overnight tonight rain develop early evening hours, dry, tomorrow looking at heavy rain in the morning and wind advisory all by 4:00
the longest commute in california? california watch is reporting that designation goes to contra costa county. people who live in contra costa county spend an average of 32.8 minutes in their cars every day. in contra costa county, 17% of the people travel an hour or more to get to work. compared to humboldt, the average commute is about 17 minutes. around the state, fewer than one in 10 california residents commute for more than an hour. >>> speaking of commuting, let's check in with sal. many people have the day off for veterans day so i'm thinking it will be lieser -- lighter than unusual. let's take a look at some of -- at some of these commutes. you will be able to tell immediately at the toll plaza where it is light. you don't have to worry about getting into the city. there's certainly people out there. same thing with san francisco, northbound 101 traffic looks good. no problems on 280. on the nimitz freeway. 7:08. let's go to steve it's cold. yes, yes, yes. but not as cold as sunday morning when we had clear skies. saw a little ice out there. colder start, though, for many. we had a
the potential for a thunderstorm. we saw some reported lightning strikes were the central california coast line. once the rain hits landfall. we will not see as much instability. you can see 8:00 a.m. most of the north bay is under heavy rain. it will grow more widespread and start to attend to five by 10:00 a.m.. this is the bulk of the ride. as it was the clock into the afternoon the showers will start to taper off. most folks will be dry as we head into later tonight. with this for system we could see up to an inch of rain a bit more in the north bay. temperatures now in the 40's and 50's. 49 in concord. 57 hayward and fremont. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows rain every day. keep your umbrella handy. friday's system will be wider than the first. light rain for saturday it will grow in intensity by sunday. we have the possibility of a 30 percent chance of lingering showers as we head into next monday and tuesday. more on what to expect that your extended forecast coming up. >> traffic doing fine at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. maybe some light rain on the western
while going through the check point at southwest airlines. he was on his way home to southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know, and covered it with a coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's sergeant said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. police also say his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. there was it tourniquet in the sleeve. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >> straight ahead, a slight change of plans when th
and second- degree burglary charge. >>> it has been a deadly holiday weekend on northern california roads. tonight investigators are looking into a horrific crash that killed four people, including two children. the victims were in two cars that collided last night on highway 50 in el dorado county near placerville. we get new information about the crash from ktvu's patti lee. >> reporter: heather, late this afternoon a chp spokesman says three people killed in the crash are from san francisco. they are presumed to be a family with one survivor, a 10- year-old girl. chp investigators are trying to determine why this prius crossed over four lanes ever highway 50 into the path of an oncoming minivan. the collision took place near placerville just after 6:00 saturday night. >> several have been flown to area hospitals, others have been ground transported and of course we have the for the fatalities. >> reporter: only one child survived. a 10-year-old girl who was seriously injured. the placerville family was in the minivan and a 4-year-old girl was killed. four others were not badly injured
by the 129th rescue wing of the california air national guard based at moffett field that is video of the rescue. you can see him hoisted up by the orange gurney on a rescue helicopter. he was pulled off his vessel, put on a cargo plane to san diego where he was treated at a local trauma center. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents this holiday season. be careful about the toys you buy. this year customs officials and consumer products have blocked dangerous toys from hitting store shelves, some had electrical or choking hazards others had sharp edges, officers tested a shipment of toys for lead contaminations. >> it says fail showing a high content of lead in these rubber tires that is something that children could ingest than would be harmful to their development. >> coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00, the red flags, what parents need to know. >>> this morning the operators of two smoke shops in the east bay are facing charges for selling illegal synthetic drugs. uncover officers in fremont say they bought spice with bath salts in a two week sting opera
california. we're told he took off his watch and put it in a bin and covered with a coat. >> the watch had a toggle switch, a series of fuses and series of wires protruding from hit. >> alameda sheriff sergeant even though he was not possession of explosives he had what was needed to make a bomb and his boots were stuffed with insoles just like richard reid. >> it appears to be a homemade cavity. >> an area where something could be stashed. his shirt was military style. it's what soldiers can use to if their arm is injured. >> police wanted to find out what is going on. there is always this is a concern what is considered to be a dry run. >> straight ahead, a slight change of plans where the golden gate bridge and you may -- lake tahoe ski resorts prepare for a huge thanksgiving >> terry: authorities in missouri arrested a man that planned to shoot up a theater during a twilight screening. his mother turned him in. he recently purchased two automatic weapons and hundreds of bullets. it reminded her of the able in colorado during the opening of batman movie. when they questioned him he conf
, illinois, california, and new york, the democrats are going to pick up 104 electoral college there and they did nothing there except go there for fund-raisers. that just shows you how sure we have of these states that are so blue and so red. but it's those nine states that we're talking about. that's what it's going to come down to, those nine battleground states and they are all-- with the possible exception of ohio-- all within the margin of error right now. >> pelley: norah, what do you see going into election tonight? >> one of the things i think is interesting is how much of the country has voted today before election day, the so-called early vote. it's been growing over the years. today we've seen more than 30 million people have turned out at the polls. interestingly enough, scott, the battleground state where this early vote has turned out. look at this. colorado, 77% has already voted. nevada. 72%. north carolina, 63% has already voted. in florida 53%. iowa 44%. and ohio 31%. john dickerson and i were talking about this earlier today. we could have most of the result
in california. three suspects have been arrested and more arrests are expected. officers say the dmt being processed could have sold for tens of thousands of dollars. >>> in his first address since election takes into president obama will urge lawmakers to work together to prevent the you havees from falling off the "fiscal cliff." the speech will begin in a few hours. if congressional democrats and republicans don't reach a budget deal by year's end, bush- era tax cuts will expire and deep across the board spending cuts will kick in. for now, vice president joe biden and many others in washington are expressing confidence that can be avoided. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not t go over the cliff. >> the cbo says it would send the unemployment rate above 9% next year. >>> new york police are enforcing new rules at gas stations this morning. it's a new fuel rationing plan designed to let people fill up their cars every other day depending on the last number on their license plates. new york mayor michael bloomberg says the move will ease the fuel crunch as shortages ar
no indication yet from the california highway patrol when they will get this crash cleared. >> we have rain on the way of but you would not looking outside. a crystal clear start to the morning the chilly out there and we will see an increasing cloud cover this afternoon and you'll certainly need an umbrella. tomorrow we have the possibility for scattered showers into the morning hours with dryer by the afternoon. overall dry conditions into the weekend the temperatures are still unseasonably cool. satellite and radar we're tracking the rainy can see is pushing his way out of eureka and and the ride in the bay area. how lucky to the tiny with future cast four coming up in just a bit. >> new this morning and hotel in burlingame. everyone is back in this morning by the people that stayed there had to get out early in the morning because of a carbon monoxide leak. the san mateo county fire department showed up to handle this at and so boulevard in burlingame. one person did have to go to hospital with what they believe was the of to poisoning. will tran is live on the scene and he will have mo
. satellite and radar shows where that system is in relation to the rest of northern california. as a resume in taking a look at the san francisco bay area, showers still passing through. we will take it got to storm trochophore. the green on your screen indicates light rain for the most part. heavier rain fell to the overnight hours. sprinkles right now in downtown san francisco of course you will need to use your windshield wipers. this is not a big rain maker at least not anymore. we are just seeing some showers on the back in. i do want to assume a neighborhood by neighborhood. we are trying out for santa rosa, rommel park. as we take it to napa and shall have passed to their however slight frame for american canyon. as we take it down to san raphael the showers are starting to push through. that are crossing the richmond san rafeal bridge over to the east bay we see moderate rainfall over concord highway 4 and 242. taking a look at oakland alameda and piedmont agreed on your screen indicate light rain. it is going to write for the rest of the morning. it will become more spotty as we he
shopping at railly's. the stores throughout california and nevada went on strike at 6:00 this morning after talks broke down. abc7 news reporter kyra clapper joins us live from the railly's in fremont with details on the walkout. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. this is the first walkout in the 77-year history of wailly's. it is over wages and retiree and health benefits facing cuts. they say it must reduce costs to become competitive. the union says it is a contract that erases decades of progress for grocery workers. at 6:00 a.m. three union members started their sunday in solidarity. forming a picket line in fremont because of what they say are unfair labor practices. >> we are starting to get a decent contract for the members. >> reporter: the dispute between railly and the workers union involves about 7,000 union members from grocery workers to meat cutters. 15 months of contract negotiations came to a head overnight and a midnight deadline came and went. >> hopefully this will send a message that you can take a little from people, but you can't take a lot. >> reporter: railly's
paste and plastic. >>> california emergency management agency reminds us the storm provides a good kick to make sure we are ready for the rainy season ahead or any type of natural hazard we are encouraged to have emergency it cans with battery operated radios and flashlights, three day supply of food and water for everyone in the family and a manual can opener. >>> in just a couple of hours, two planes and crews will takeoff from moffett field in mountain view for a long range ocean rescue 1,000 miles from dry land. planes and helicopters from the 129th rescue wing will help pick up an injured crewman from a philippine ship and airlift him for medical care. the ship is 1,000 miles from cabo san lucas. >>> investigators say two victims in a fatal shooting sunday were 15 and 16-year-old girls. police are not releasing their names until detectives interview their families they were found shot sunday morning near brookdale park the two girls were friends, but did not live in the area they are not sure what they were doing there the 15-year-old was from san leandro, the 16-year-old from oakl
in southern california and in a shootout with police. navy seals in troublere your secrets video-game developers. plus an update on the weather situation on the east coast as a storm we residents tried get their lives back on track. [ female announcer ] welcome, one and all, to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy, to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get a frozen safeway turkey for 59 cents a pound. or spend $25, and a frozen butterball turkey, just 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has
opened yesterday. >> the diversity of southern california for people were shot on campus and around 1145 after a halloween party. there about a hundred students gathered for this party that was hosted by campus student organization. four people were shot and one person is in critical condition. all four are in hospital. two people were taken into custody, the people that were shot as those of people taken into custody were not students. classes will be resuming at you as see this morning. >> to children in santa rosa were struck in hurt by a car while tracker trading last night. a tenure a boy and a four year-old girl were walking in a crosswalk just ahead of their parents when they were struck by a car. they were taken to the hospital and it does not appear that their injuries are life threatening. the driver did stop and is cooperating with police. there is a one day strike to protest concessions that they say management is demanding. this will be the sixth strike and a series of strikes. they're upset about contracts that are under negotiation for about 18 months. this walkout is supp
is situated. is affecting parts of northern california. is a slow-moving system so we should see later on tonight heading into the overnight hours. more wet weather on the way as we make up tomorrow morning. future cast four shows we will see by 6:00 p.m. tonight ranges north of the golden gate bridge. we have the potential for a sprinkle just in from the system. 9:00 p.m. the yellow on your screen indicates moderate to heavy rain. this would continue despite its way south overnight and in fact the south bay waking up tomorrow morning. it could be a messy one out on the freeways and we of course will be tracking at 40 right here on kron4. afternoon highs looks like everyone is in the '60s. looking ahead gusty winds and cloudy conditions. morning showers on tap for tomorrow but it will taper off by the afternoon. into thanksgiving in black friday fair weather returns to the bay area and sunny skies will prevail. 7 day around the bay show's pre dry weather that has tomorrow. >> we're still presiding over a pretty good commute there was an accident on highway 4 i will show you in a moment
this month by the california nurses association. >> the windchill wipers and a live shot of s.f. 0 foregoing. >> we are picking up some light rain this morning on storm tracker 4. initially it was up north of the golden gate bridge but we are seeing some stray showers in parts of san francisco. parts of the bay bridge and impacting some of the east bay as well. around the bay area you will need windchill wipers the one-on- one approach in san rafael into ocean beach over to you richmond district. we're detecting a dry break for the bay bridge right now. some of the showers and pushed their way east and we're seeing light rain on highway 13 over portions of the caldecott tunnel. satellite and radar shows this cold front pushing its way closer to the bay area. this is a slow-moving system and the bulk of the wet weather will fall into the overnight hours. i will walk to the timing of the storm coming up in my next report. >> we are still monitoring major counter in delays this morning there was a fatality about an hour ago in palo alto. northbound train no. 103 struck and killed a pedestrian.
and this is what we're used to northern california. >> i've put on extra layers to day and lots of hot coffee. we had our indian summer and that's over. >> one of the most obvious signs of the winter season is no. there is a small chance of snow in elevations down to about 3,000 ft.. places like mum diablo may see a light dusting of slow later today -- snow. for those of you that have not left the house grabbing a coat or jacket may be a good idea. >> we see pictures coming in with the ski resorts expected to open the next couple of weeks. >> we will get to the snow in a minute. it looked it feels like it's no because it's so cold out there. >> they is snowing out their daria. there is a dusting of light snow. >> i thought it was just me thinking it was cold. >> know it's actually snowing. take a look at these numbers is almost freezing for santa rosa 34 degrees. 36 were not know and we can actually hit the freezing mark overnight because we lose the cloud cover that keeps us insulated. clear conditions will prove have chilly nights for the next couple of nights. 38 out the door in fairfield 45 i
dmt lab found in california. three suspects were arrested and more arrests are expected. officers say the dmt being processed could have sold for tens of thousands of dollars. >>> in his first address since his re-election president obama will urge lawmakers to work together and prevent that so- called "fiscal cliff." mr. obama set to deliver a speech later this morning. if congressional democrats and the republicans don't reach a budget deal by year's end the bush-era tax cuts will expire and deep across-the-board cuts will kick in. vice president joe biden and others in washington are expressing confidence it can be avoided. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. i think better heads will prevail. >> let's hope so. the congressional budget office predicts the "fiscal cliff" would send the unemployment rate skyrocketing above 9% next year. >>> time now is 5:11. forget black friday. which retailers want to get you in the door on thanksgiving. >> plus, creepy or totally natural? the breast-feeding babydol that has some parents outraged. coming up.
. >> the california highway patrol did a maximum enforcement carry it. they had additional patrol and they really some numbers for their first day of what they call their maximum enforcement. which started wednesday as 6:00 p.m.. so far, the highway patrol says the statewide eight people have been killed in fatal collisions this year. chp also says that 262 people have been arrested for driving under the influence. lacher, there were three fatalities and 267 drivers who were charged with d.u.i. eyes. here in the bay area, there have been no fatal accidents and 50 d u i arrest. that's this year. in 2011, there were also no fatalities and 39 people were charged with driving under the influence. a family in vallejo is looking for the driver, who they said is responsible for killing their grandmother. 88 year-old clementine the few men is died after a hit- and-run accidents. last friday, they really woman was walking home from the store, just a few blocks from her house. that is when the family says, a gold colored car hit her, while she was in the crosswalk, and then drove off. the family wonders if the
report or new report shows the bay area job market should expand more quickly than california's and the rest of the nation's over the next two years. bay area jobs total should expand by 7.2% overall professional and business services will grow the most quickly, 15 1/2% over two years education and health care expected to grow by 10% leisure and hospitality by 9:00 -- by 9% the only losses are expecting from government agencies. >>> moraga school board president resigned hours after winning reelection tuesday. reports the superintendent e-mail-ed parents about the resignation, -- effective immediately. kristen cunnane is suing the district for could having up her claims of sex abuse years ago by two teachers. in response the district said her own carelessness or may have played a role in what happened. wednesday the moraga district apologized and directed its attorney to withdraw that line of defense. >>> mountain view police have shutdown a drug lab producing a psychedelic substance used by shaman in the amazon. the dug is known as dmt which authorities say -- the drug is kno
. >> it is in 17 years as a california jury acquitted o.j. simpson and the stabbing death of his wife and friends. a new documentary climb to the jury was right to do so because simpson may not have done it. the movie which debuts of investigation discovery channel today claims that a death row inmate has confessed to the killings. the film titled my brother is the serial killer takes a look at glenn rogers, was convicted of killing women in florida and california and is a homicide suspect in several other states. a criminal profile in the film says he received paintings by roger atwood cools possibly linking him to the murders of simpson and her friend ronald goldman. >> the effort to keep twinkies alive have fallen short. hostess' sells it failed to reach a deal with the second biggest union. an attempt to mediate fell apart. any problem in tulsa will liquidate and sell all of its assets. hostas are positives will be in bankruptcy court tomorrow. and the judge will decide if it will allow to shut down. police in colorado's a 12 year-old girl grasp a pickup truck her father has been arrested for
. california's voter apressured ban on gay marriage. now, if the high court refusing to -- refuses to hear the case, the earlier ruling would make same-sex marriage legal in california. if that happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> andre ward will defend his titles in two months. the super middleweight champ will fight his opponent in los angeles on january 27th. he defeated dawson in the oracle arena in september. he's undefeated since winning gold at the 2004 summer olympics. >>> oakland as players are donating some of their playoff money to charity. they have decided to give away one share worth more than $34,000. their donation will be split between several charities, including big brothers and big sisters and the united way of the bay area. >> how about that? >> 7:18. grab an umbrella, we're getting some wild weather. our storm coverage continues. the first of a series of storms bearing down on the bay area. meteorologist steve paulson, is tracking on the -- is tracking the storm on radar, he will pinpoint where and when it
in california. here's an animation of what they hope will look like once it is completed. county superior court judge will decide whether to grant a preliminary injunction that would halt the project. the first play phase of the plan would be a 65 mi. stretch from merced to fresno. it was set to begin next july but farmers are complaining that they did not do a thorough enough environmental radio. they're asking a judge to halt all work until their claims could be heard at trial. >> the time it is 7:12 a.m. and we'll be back with more in just a couple of minutes. taking a live look here at san francisco and the james lick and our big story this morning for a thanksgiving huge delays the rain and the commute is trying to get to work today. a high spot at the bay bridge were everybody goes. we will keep you updated and we will be right back. >> temperatures are little warm for snow this year but we did have a bit of snow fall already. as a result they're making a lot of man- made powder so ski borders and snow boarders and skiers. we were up there in the sierra yesterday and they are stoned had a
looks really pretty from sandy. that's from the smokey mountains. then sunset in california. a beautiful one. from carlsbad. >>> the king of beers. budweiser temporarily turning off its brewing. >> that putting something else in the can, abc's john muller is on the story. >> good morning. sandy is a story about people. millions of them. amid those struggles and personal dramas corporations are pitching in. they're not turning water into wine, but it's almost miraculous. they're turning beer into water. 44,000 cases of zero brew h20 instead of brew. heading to the new york/new jersey. >> personally for me, it does mean a little bit more because i do have family that has been affected by it. >> reporter: they have been converting beer lines to water lines for disaster relief dating back to the san francisco earthquake of 1906. >> lot of people don't have opportunities to help. we look at this an opportunity to help. >> reporter: anheuser busch by no means alone. victoria secret generated attention loaning their generators to the national guard during the storm. for all of the corporations
for the missing drugs. a spokeswoman for the california department of corrections confirmed the investigation. she says the department is taking "appropriate action." >>> 7:20. because it's a holiday week, people want to know about the weather. >> yes. >> it's very important. more rain is coming. look outside our window now. steve says he will tell you when to expect to see more rain and if it will affect thanksgiving. >>> hostess is looking to liquid date but the reason you may still be able to get some of those -- liquidate, but the reason you may still be able to get some of those cupcakes. >>> and we'll have the morning commute for you coming up. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0
for places where they have a physical presence. down here in california amazon is building a warehouse here and this one there loss angeles. this is a million square feet and go fashion retailers it is another reason for them to worry. >> amazons go is to get items faster to customers and to offer same-day delivery. you can avoid stores if you want and have a package delivered to your home in a matter of hours. >> this is a win for consumers but tough for local consuresellers. >> this will take away the one advantage that retailers to have to compete with amazon. >> this means that retailers would make up their gang. >> retailers need to take a lesson from amazon and they need to focus on the consumer experience and they need to become more sophisticated. those who want a lesson on how to drive can learn from this store in sampras's go. >> we have had almost everything comedown-- >> michael tucker stores are thriving. the readers that we have are working with the public and this is what we have here with this commended. a basic reminders that our resellers and annette should know whether no
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